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Wednesday, January 22, 2020
China moves closer to commercialisation of local GM corn, soybean
China's agriculture ministry issued biosafety certificates on Tuesday for domestically grown, genetically modified (GM) corn and soybean traits, paving the way to commercialisation of GM grain in the world's top market, Reuters reported.
Saturday, April 16, 2016
China plans to grow GM corn
China plans to push for the commercial cultivation of pest-resistant genetically modified (GM) corn over the next five years.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
China okays import of Syngenta's GM corn, officials say
The MIR 162 corn, a genetically modified (GM) plant by Syngenta AG, has been approved for import into China, according to Chinese authorities who broke the news to US agriculture industry officials.
Thursday, March 6, 2014
China may approve Syngenta's GM corn strain in H1 2014
March 6, 2014 China may approve Syngenta's GM corn strain in H1 2014   Following submission of additional material to authorities in November, China's process to approve Syngenta's MIR162 genetically modified corn is underway, vice agricult ...
Monday, December 16, 2013
US corn exports to China continue despite rejection due to GM corn
December 16, 2013 US corn exports to China continue despite rejection due to GM corn US exporters continue to ship large volumes of corn to China despite an increased possibility that Chinese quarantine authorities may reject them after a s ...
Friday, May 4, 2012
China does not permit GM corn seed import
May 4, 2012 China does not permit GM corn seed import In addition to bilateral agreements, China requires safety certificates for foreign GMO corn but has not yet approved the import of GMO corn seeds. China, the top 2 corn consumer worldwi ...
Thursday, May 3, 2012
No Argentine corn for China until GM corn ban lifted
Despite the corn export agreement, Argentina will not be bringing corn to China until the issues surrounding genetically modified crops, which are favoured by farmers in the South American country but currently barred by Beijing, are resolv ...
Monday, February 13, 2012
Origin Agritech eyes China's GM corn approval by 2013
February 13, 2012 Origin Agritech eyes China's GM corn approval by 2013  Origin Agritech Ltd. (SEED) expects the government of China to approve genetically modified (GM) corn for commercial planting in 2013, stated Chairman Han Gengchen Fri ...
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Can GM corn hold off China growing dependence on imports?
With a shrinking supply of arable land, genetically modified feed crops are the only hope for productivity keeping pace with growing meat demand.
Thursday, November 3, 2011
China's GM corn on the cards
Facing corn production limitations and a hungry market with growing appetite, China does not have many options - controversial genetically-modified (GM) corn could be the easiest way.
Friday, September 30, 2011
GM corn may help China's corn supply
September 30, 2011 GM corn may help China's corn supply China's vice agriculture minister has raised biotechnology as a possible solution to the country's corn supply issues. Chen Xiaohua described genetic engineering as "the strategic choi ...
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
China rejects GM wheat, rice; GM corn not ruled out
September 27, 2011 China rejects GM wheat, rice; GM corn not ruled out   China is likely to ban commercial planting of genetically modified rice and wheat in the next five to 10 years over public worries, a source close to the Ministry of A ...
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
China's GM corn hits policy snag
March 8, 2011 China's GM corn hits policy snag China's first strain of genetically modified (GM) corn is facing policy deadlock and may take years before it can be planted, a Chinese researcher said Monday (Mar 7). China gave the phytase co ...
Monday, August 2, 2010
China to allow entry of 11 GM corn strains
August 2, 2010 China to allow entry of 11 GM corn strains China will permit the import of only 11 strains of genetically modified (GM) corn, out of more than 20 kinds globally, the country's top economic planning agency said Friday (Jul 30) ...
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
China to unload first US GM corn cargo in four years
June 23, 2010 China to unload first US GM corn cargo in four years  China's quarantine authority has given approval for a 60,000-tonne cargo of US genetically-modified (GM) corn to be unloaded, a company executive said. The cargo arrived at ...

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